Shecaniah

Shecaniah (Shek´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] has taken up abode”)

A frequent name in Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. 1 A descendant of David and Zerubbabel (1Chr 3:21-22) and head of a family that returned with Ezra from Babylon (Ezra 8:3). 2 The chief of the tenth division of priests in the Davidic order (1Chr 24:11). 3 One of the priests in Hezekiah’s time who distributed the Temple offering to the priests in outlying cities (2Chr 31:15). 4 One who returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:5). 5 A man who had married a foreigner and repented, and who then proposed a covenant to divorce foreign wives (Ezra 10:2-4). 6 The father of one who helped repair the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:29). 7 The father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite (Neh 6:18). 8 A priest who returned with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:3).

1Chr 3:21-22

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